Assistant Coach


NAIT Ooks Women’s Hockey & the Athletics Department invite applicants for the part-time position of Assistant Women’s Varsity Hockey Coach at NAIT.


Our intercollegiate teams have established a rich tradition of student-athlete success that ranks NAIT among the finest intercollegiate programs both in the Alberta Conference (ACAC) and in Canada.  Because of this, we are confident that NAIT student-athletes develop life skills of teamwork, commitment, discipline, and time-management that are valued throughout their careers.


Duties include, but are not limited to the following


Under the direct supervision of the Women’s Head Hockey Coach (Deanna Martin) this position will assist with operations of the hockey program.  Potential duties include:

Ø  Assisting the Head Coach with the organization, administration and implementation of the women’s hockey program

Ø  Assist the head coach with practice sessions for the women’s hockey team

Ø  Assist the head coach with game day planning and implementation, including special events and promotions

Ø  Assist the head coach with team & player development, including yearly planning, skill sessions and player meetings

Ø  Assist the head coach with recruitment

Ø  Assist the head coach with day to day administration (i.e. data entry)

Ø  Lead or assist with video sessions: team and/or individual

Ø  Lead or assist with the mentorship of first year student-athletes

Ø  Lead or assist with academic monitoring for the women’s hockey program, including eligibility & scholarship requirements

Ø  Lead or assist with the purchasing and inventory of hockey equipment and supplies

Ø  Lead or assist with the coordination of community events / activities to help build and maintain the strong NAIT Ooks presence in the community (at NAIT & externally)

Ø  Lead or assist fundraising initiatives to further enhance the women’s hockey program



Ø  Post- Secondary Education is preferred

Ø  NCCP Coaching Certification, High Performance Level 1 (or working towards) is preferred

Ø  Coaching experience: post-secondary or other elite level (i.e. AAA) hockey is preferred, along with experience coaching female hockey

Ø  Post- Secondary playing experience would be considered an asset



Key Attributes

Ø  Enthusiasm and commitment to the sport

Ø  Strong verbal communication skills

Ø  Ability to inspire and motivate others

Ø  Proficient in analysing the sport and developing player skills

Ø  Organizational abilities

Ø  Player Development focused


Remuneration: This is a contractual position, starting August 20 2016 to March 20 2016. 

At minimum the selected candidate must be available to attend team practices (4:30pm & 6:30pm start times) and games.


The salary range is $3,500-$20,000 depending on education, experience and availability. 


Apply: Send cover letter & resume

Deanna Martin, Head Coach Women’s Hockey

NAIT Department of Athletics


 Thank you to all applicants for their interest in NAIT Athletics, however only those candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted.

Contact Details

Organization: NAIT OOKS Women’s Hockey
Contact: Deanna Martin
Phone: 780-471-8557

Application Deadline

May 31, 2018

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